Community Resources

The Community Council of St. Charles County has provided the following list of resources and supports available in St. Charles County.

 

Community Resource Directory - www.communitycouncilstc.org

United Way Information and Referral line – 1-800-427-4626 or www.211missouri.org


Children’s Services

Department of Family Services/Children’s Division: 636-940-3170

Child Day Care Association: 636-896-9031

Headstart: 636-332-0265

Youth In Need: 636-946-5600

Child Support Enforcement: 636-922-8299

GED: 636-922-8000

Family Support Services: 636-949-2546

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation: 636-940-3300

Missouri Parents Act (MPACT): 636-928-5929

 

 

Clothing

Calvary Temple Community Closet has clothing for infants through adults at $5 a bag or free to those who have a referral form.  To obtain a referral form, please call 636-926-2646 and ask for Sara Valle.

 

 

Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities Resource Board: 636-939-3351

Life Skills Foundation: 636-947-2357

St. Charles Community College - Disabilities Support Services: 636-922-8247

Adapt Ability - 6314-432-1101

TouchPoint Autism Services (Formally Judevine Center): 314-432-6200

Center for Autism Education: 636-978-7785

Epilepsy Foundation - St. Louis Region: 314-962-3900

Missouri Council of the Blind: 314-832-7172/ toll free: 800-342-5632

Center for Head Injury: 314-983-9230

Delta Gamma center for Children with Visual Impairments: 314-776-1300

Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis - St. Charles Office: 636-477-7704

Show Me Aquatics & Fitness Center: 636-906-0999

 

 

Disaster

American Red Cross: 636-397-1074

 

 

Domestic Violence

The Women’s Center: 636-946-6854

Lydia’s House: 314-771-4411

ALIVE: 314-993-2777

 

 

Employment

Missouri Career Center: 636-278-1360

Connections to Success: 636-940-8027

MERS/Goodwill: 636-946-7559

Boone Center: 636-978-4300

Temp Services located in the yellow pages

 

 

Food Assistance

Hunger Hotline: 314-726-5355

Missouri Dept. of Social Services:  Food Stamps: 1-800-392-1261

WIC: 636-949-7402

 Food Resource Guide available on Community Council website

 

 

GED
St. Charles Community College:
636-922-8000

 

 

Health Care

Crider Center: 636-332-8000

Volunteers in Medicine: 636-724-4848

Department of Family Services/Children’s Division: 636-940-3170

WIC: 636-949-7402

County Health Nurse: 636-949-7400

Ranken Jordan Pediatric Rehabilitation Center: 314-872-6400

 

 

Home Owner Assistance

NECAC: 1-800-735-2466 / 636-272-3477

Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service: 636-441-1302

Catholic Charities: 636-498-2273

Foreclosure Prevention: 1-888-995-HOPE (4673)

 

 

Homeless
Salvation Army:
636-240-4969

Youth In Need: 636-946-5600

Crisis Nursery: 636-947-0600

Our Lady’s Inn: 636-398-5375

First Step Back Home: 314-852-5288 / 636-561-3179

Homeless Veteran: 1-800-827-1000

Community Living Inc.: 636-970-2800

 

 

Legal

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.: 314-534-4200

 

 

Mental Health

Crider Center: 636-332-6000 / Behavioral Health Response (BHR) Crisis Hotline: 1-800-811-4760

Center Pointe: 636-441-7300 / 1-800-345-5407

NAMI: 314-966-4670

Alternatives to Behavioral Care: 636-328-7427

Catholic Family Services: 636-498-2273

Lutheran Family Services: 636-949-5522

Department of Mental Health St. Louis regional Center - St. Charles Office: 636-926-1200

 

 

Rental Assistance

NECAC: 1-800-735-2466 / 636-272-3477

St. Charles Housing Authority: 636-946-6577

Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service: 636-441-1302

Catholic Charities: 636-498-2273

LINC: 636-332-5127

 

 

Senior Services

Missouri Department of Social Services: 636-940-3170

MEAAA: 636-207-0847 / 1-800-243-6060

Social Security Office: 1-800-7221213

Alzheimer’s Association: 1-800-980-9080

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services: 314-961-8000

 

 

Substance Abuse

Bridgeway Counseling: 636-757-2300

Preferred Family Health Care: 636-946-6376 (Adolescents)

Center Pointe Hospital: 636-441-7300 / 1-800-345-5407

Crossroads: 636-327-1003

 

 

Utility Assistance

NECAC: 1-800-735-2466 / 636-272-3477

Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service: 636-441-1302

Catholic Charities: 636-498-2273

LINC: 636-332-5127

Many clients are referred to their local faith based communities

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Adult Literacy

St. Charles Community College coordinates a four-county program (St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln, and Pike) to teach basic reading, math, and writing skills, to prepare people to take the GED Tests and to assist non-native speakers in gaining English proficiency.  Free day and evening classes are available. Click here for more information about the SCC Adult Education and Literacy Program

 

Educating Homeless Children

The McKinney-Vento Act, part of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, guarantees homeless children and youth an education equal to what they would receive if not homeless. Click here for more information.

 

 

National Mortgage Hotline

1-888-995-HOPE (4673) – assistance/information is available for families in danger of losing their homes.

 

 

Our Lady’s Inn (Defiance): 636-398-5375

Provides housing for up to twelve (12) months for women/girls who are pregnant at the time they arrive at the shelter.  They may have other children with them.  The clients are assisted in finishing high school or obtaining their GED.

 

 

Safe Havens

All QuikTrip gas stations are SAFE HAVENS – all a child needs to do is go into a QuikTrip and tell one of the staff that they need a safe haven; they are trained to immediately call YIN (Youth In Need); YIN will send someone to pick them up and transport them to their emergency shelter.  Also, all YMCAs and police stations are SAFE HAVENS.

 

 

Subsidized housing

Southern Side Apartments (at Hwy 40 and Hwy K): 636-300-0070

 

 

Supportive Housing Vouchers

Available through NECAC (1-800-735-2466 or 636-272-3477). These are for individuals who are homeless/disabled. The individuals must have a medical disability or be on SSI.